Events Calendar

Shamrock Invitational

October 15, 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada

The longest-running golf tournament in the travel & hospitality industry. A golf experience like no other, where the travel and hospitality industry come together for a friendly golf outing. The Shamrock Invitational is the exclusive golf tournament of IMEX America.


Global Incentive Summit

October 27-30, 2018

Cartagena, Colombia

A premier hosted event for the incentive travel industry, featuring appointments, compelling keynote speakers and exciting networking activities.   The most highly-qualified global buyers/planners w/ business to book will have dedicated time to meet and leading international suppliers.

Destination Arizona

November 4-6, 2018

Tucson, Arizona 

Grand Opportunities.  Planner & suppliers will experience the best of the Grand Canyon State as they enjoy the beautiful of the desert region through programs designed to create new business opportunities with peers.

Meetings Tech at Phocuswright
Meetings Tech at Phocuswright

November 12, 2018

Los Angeles, California

A daylong program designed for meeting and event organizers interested in leveling their learning curves and experiencing the real-world impact of meetings and events technology. If you are seeking to add event tech knowledge and engagement tools to your organizations tech stack, this is your opportunity to get a crash course in 24 hours. The jam-packed program features technology case studies, hands-on demos and orchestrated networking, presented and curated by Northstar Meetings Group, in partnership with Dahlia El Gazzar and DAHLIA+ Agency

Meetings Quest East Coast

November 27-29, 2018

Meadowlands, New Jersey

The nation’s longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners. Meetings Quest offers, exclusive meetings-industry training, fast-moving appointment-based trade show and experiential activities that allow business networking in a fun and informative environment.


Leadership Forum

December 2-5, 2018

Pebble Beach, California

The premier invitation-only summit for meetings industry leaders and high-level planners, designed to provide inspiration and information through education, best practices experiential programs, and networking opportunities.

Destination Texas

December 10-12, 2018

Dallas, Texas

Big-Time Opportunities. Northstar brings an unparalleled audience of planners with solid business to book with Texas suppliers as they showcase the best of the Long Star State.



February 3-6, 2019

San Antonio, Texas

An event designed to target the dedicated educational and business needs of independent meeting professionals providing vital education, networking and business meetings to fulfill the dedicated needs of this growing industry segment.


Incentive Live

March 3-6, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Incentive Live is the premier event for elite incentive buyers in North America who are booking global incentive travel programs, featuring pre-scheduled one-on-one appointments, unique experiential networking events, and a fully hosted, three-night stay. 

SMU International

March 24-26, 2019

New York City, New York

The premier global destination event where planners and suppliers join for meetings, networking and expert education. Industry peers engage in a relaxed business environment to discover new venues and enhance education of global destinations.